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July 2, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Metro Aviation has handed over a second Eurocopter EC135T2+ to the Massachusetts State Police as part of the department s fleet replacement of four 13-year-old AS355 Twin Stars. This second EC135T2+ is outfitted with a HELINET Downlink system and a Eurocopter Deutschland aft fuselage mounted SX... Read More »
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May 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
News Briefs Company Developing Robinson Simulator Merlin Simulation, Inc. is refining a flight-training device designed for instruction of Robinson R22 and R44 pilots. The Falls Church, Va.-based company is enhancing the device to include an enhanced, 180-deg. field-of-view visual system. At... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
The word at last month s biennial Helitech trade show was that AgustaWestland is discussing a new aircraft model and Eurocopter may be working on new concepts. With a typical 8-10-year cycle for the development, design, and fielding of a new helicopter, many of the world s airframe manufacturers... Read More »
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July 31, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Authorities are pointing at a possible wire strike incident as the cause of a Eurocopter AS532 AL Cougar crash last week in France. Six people all employees of Eurocopter died as a result of the crash. According to local police, preliminary evidence indicates that the helicopter may have struck an... Read More »
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January 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY Military Rotorcraft Production on the Rise Nearly 5,500 military aircraft worth about $84 billion will be built or undergo major upgrades over the next decade, Forecast International says in a new study. The Newton, Conn.-based market aerospace and defense analysis firm estimates that... Read More »
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June 29, 2007
From Aviation Today
Statoil ASA of Norway has awarded CHC Helicopter two contracts valued at more than $1 billion for helicopter services in the Norwegian Sea. CHC said it believes the pair of contracts represents the largest bundle of helicopter service contracts ever awarded. The first is a five-year contract for... Read More »
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March 6, 2007
From Aviation Today
Era Helicopters has selected three different Eurocopter models in a 20-aircraft order. The Lake Charles, La-based company will purchase eight intermediate, twin-turbine EC145s , eight light, twin-turbines EC135s, and four single-turbine AS350B2s. Deliveries are to begin next year. In addition to... Read More »
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April 25, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter has obtained a purchase agreement from the Romanian Ministry of Health for two EMS-configured EC135s. The helicopters will join a fleet of four other EC135s in operation with the Ministry of Administration and Interior (MAI)'s General Inspectorate of Aviation. Air Ambulance Technology... Read More »
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August 13, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
The Smithsonian s Air and Space Museum hosted an event dedicated to helicopters on August 11 at the Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport in Virginia. Helicopters on display outside the museum consisted of a Fairfax County Police Bell 429, U.S. Coast Guard Eurocopter MH-65 Dolphin, UH-72 Lakota... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
CLAUDIO AGOSTINI joined the Rotor & Wing team in June 1999, writing from Brazil about Latin America. He is based in the city of Săo Paulo, which has more than 300 helicopters and 160 heliports. Claudio has more than 20 years of business and marketing experience in aerospace and defense. He... Read More »
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July 1, 2005
From Rotor & Wing
After 50 years of patrolling Germany's borders, the Bundesgrenzschutz may soon take on responsibility for policing that nation's interior as well. If you were to ask a group of pilots to list the largest civilian operators flying within Europe, it is unlikely that many will come up with the German... Read More »
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May 2, 2012
From Aviation Today
Cary, N.C.-based LORD Corp. has expanded its active vibration control system (AVCS) to another application the Eurocopter EC130T2. The recently announced AVCS is also on the HAL Dhruv. Deliveries of the vibration system began in late 2011, leading up to the unveiling of the EC130T2 during... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Correction Our story on future rotorcraft powerplants included a discussion of Fischer-Tropsch fuels drawn largely from a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet ("More Efficient, More Sources," May 2007, page 34). Through an editing error, the attribution to the EPA was deleted, leaving... Read More »
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October 1, 2006
From Aviation Today
Health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) for helicopters amass plenty of data. Now efforts are being made to put that information to better use. Like divers salvaging the contents of sunken ships, the manufacturers of health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) are plunging deeper into the data... Read More »
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September 18, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has delivered the first Puma Mk2 to the UK Ministry of Defence. Eurocopter is in the process of upgrading three additional Pumas, which are currently conducting flight tests. In total, 24 MoD Puma Mk2s will receive upgrades such as ballistic protection, defensive aids, digital automatic... Read More »
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May 7, 2012
From Aviation Today
Eurocopter has received an order for an additional eight EC145s from the Kazakhstan government. The octuplet is part of a framework agreement for 45 helicopters, which the Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering joint venture will assemble. The Ministry of Emergency Situations will operate six of the... Read More »
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May 9, 2012
From Aviation Today
Heads of the world s major helicopter manufacturers said that technological innovation, R&D spending, collaboration and affordable designs are paramount to the future success of the rotorcraft industry during last week s AHS Forum 68 in Fort Worth, Texas. The May 1 roundtable discussion was part... Read More »
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February 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
HBS Opens Regional Service Center in Mesa Hawker Beechcraft Corp. has opened a $14-million aircraft maintenance facility at Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA) in Arizona. The Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) location offers airframe, engine and avionics MRO, as well as aircraft on ground (AOG)... Read More »
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September 24, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
Eurocopter has reached an agreement with the Royal Thai Air Force to supply four EC725s in the search and rescue configuration. Eurocopter currently provides helicopters for both the Royal Thai Army and Royal Thai Police. The new EC725s are expected to begin arriving in 2015. Related: C-SAR... Read More »
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September 25, 2012
From Rotor & Wing
American Eurocopter has handed over the first AS350B3e to a U.S.-based law enforcement operator Pima Country Sheriff s Department in Arizona. Officials from Pima took delivery of the helicopter at American Eurocopter s facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. Related: Police Helicopter... Read More »
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